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Monarch Caterpillar

Postby MLady » Aug 13, 2012 6:39 pm

This little guy finally showed itself on my butterfly weed today, which in turn saved the plant’s life. Yes, I was going to dig it up and throw it out, but the monarch caterpillar saved it. Now hopefully it will stay and pupate for me instead of going on a walkabout. *S*

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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby B_BQ » Aug 13, 2012 7:21 pm

Oh my! Gorgeous.
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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby kelly_m » Aug 13, 2012 8:58 pm

AwESOME< Kath!!!


And great foto too!!
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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby MLady » Aug 13, 2012 10:05 pm

Thanks Brenda and Kelly. *S*

As of sundown he/she was still on the seed pod. *S*

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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby kelly_m » Aug 13, 2012 10:18 pm

That's a real good sign!!! keep us updated!!! Pls!
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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby LeeInEdmonton » Aug 13, 2012 11:03 pm

Hey Mlady....should I take this monarch out and introduce him/her to one of our sickly plants :lol:

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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby Smitty » Aug 14, 2012 5:18 am

OHHHHHHH!!! MY granddaughters would be in heaven to watch that guy turn into a monarch....they have see the pupa stage but not the caterpillar.

Lee.............some little one is going to be ecstatic ....you only make these for the Christmas hampers, correct??
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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby Eeyore » Aug 14, 2012 11:08 am

Wow! Both of those Monarch caterpillars are beautiful!
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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby Ron Evers » Aug 14, 2012 4:23 pm

Nice shot Kathy.
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Re: Monarch Caterpillar

Postby LeeInEdmonton » Aug 14, 2012 5:43 pm

Smitty: Yup.... the toys I make end up donated at Christmas to kids of needy families
which here in Edmonton are predominately inner city people.

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